Overview

Jason Eckert

Aside from being 98% chimp, I am a dean, teacher, author, father, grandfather, musician, science buff, arcade game freak, technogeek, software engineer, cloud architect, computer collector, UNIX & Linux preacher, coffee worshipper and outdoor adventure lover. The illustration shown here was created by Choolee (https://art-by-choolee.com) based on her impression of me only. Feel free to drop me a line via email (jason.eckert@trios.com), Twitter or LinkedIn (I ditched Facebook/Meta many years ago for good and so should you). You can use the Sections menu in the navbar to peruse my site, or search for specific articles and blog posts using either Search or Archive. Recent articles and blog posts are listed below, as well as available via an RSS feed.

Recent

Remembering Pepper

On Monday, I had to say Goodbye to an old friend. She was an amazing dog that will live in my heart forever. This post is a tribute to her and the memories.

40 years of Macintosh

The Apple Macintosh just turned 40. In this post, I detail the events that led to the Macintosh, and how it evolved over the years.

Extending the life of an Intel-based Mac using Windows 11

With Apple deprecating Intel Mac support in the near future, this may be the right time to move to Windows 11 on your Intel-based Mac to guarantee it's long-term viability.

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